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    Shades of Vengeance return to their best-selling game, the sci-fi Era: The Consortium, in their latest Kickstarter. A Universe of Expansions 2 sees a host of new supplements on offer and mirrors a similar campaign in 2016 that unlocked eight expansions to add to the Consortium universe. Each supplement not only adds new story material and insight into the universe, but also provides new dimensions to gameplay.

    Art of the Genre head east for an epic two-part adventure with their latest Folio offerings. Inspired by TSR’s classic Oriental Adventures, and suitable for both 1st Edition AD&D and 5th Edition D&D, Scott Taylor takes players and Gamemasters alike to explore the shadow corrupted Distant Turtle City.

    Advanced Death Saves: More Games, More Rules, More Deaths is the follow up to the original Death Saves: Fallen Heroes of the Kitchen Table from 2015. Created, and edited, by Josh Trujillo, a lifelong gamer and also a writer on comics such as Adventure Time and Rick and Morty, this comic anthology has an international mix of dozens of contributors. The new book contains over 30 all-new stories that celebrate tabletop gaming and the beloved characters who get killed off during play. The book will be a full color, 200 pages, perfect bound hardcover printed in digest format.

    Inkwell Ideas’ Magic Item Card Catalog: 5e Fantasy Reference Cards are sets of trading card sized reference cards covering all the 5th edition magical items that they can legally publish. The reference cards have art on one side and rules, description and possible variations on the reverse. There are six decks of 54 cards available and make keeping track of magic items and their uses in play very easy.


    There have been some great looking dice designs on Kickstarter over the years and The Jacks have joined the fray with their very cool looking Monster Dice sets. The dice are elaborately crafted metal dice and are available in a full polyhedral series from d4 to d20. Check out the designs below…

    For his thirteenth Kickstarter campaign Venger Satanis takes his first trip into the post-apocalyptic wastelands of our future in Gamma Turquoise: Santa Fe Starport. This 12-14 page setting and scenario is compatible with traditional d20 OSR systems as well as his own d6 dice pool system.


    I’ve really liked AAW Game’s series of Mini-Dungeons in PDF and now they’re raising funds to produce the Mini-Dungeon Tome, a 200+ page hardcover collection of over 100 of their short adventures, for 5th Edition and Pathfinder.


    Fever Swamp is an adventure compatible with Lamentations of the Flame Princess and most other OSR games. Fever Swamp will be a 30+page A5 (digest) book containing a series of geographically linked vignettes to explore. Flavours of nihilism, questions of inherent evil, and the abject failure of civilisation. And dampness, so damp.


    Horror of the Necrodarlings is a horror themed 3-part campaign for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. The entire campaign is estimated to take 4 to 5 players about 8-10 months to complete. The campaign should take characters from 1st level all the way up to 9th.

    Secrets of Oyster Cove, by Douglas Sun, is the third in the Places by the Way series of short location modules for Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition. The modules work well as short stand-alone adventures but have been developed to act as memorable interludes in your larger campaigns. Each book actually comes in two versions, a generic 5th edition one funded on Kickstarter as well as a Forgotten Realms branded one that is made available through the Dungeon Masters Guild.


    The Living is game set during a zombie apocalypse, where the zombies and living alike pose a threat to your PCs. Indeed, zombies are often the least of your worries in this new Kickstarter.


    Battlelords of the 23rd Century is a science fiction RPG designed by Lawrence R Sims and first published in 1990 by Optimus Design Systems. They published five editions of the game between 1990 and 1993 before SSDC Inc took over the game in 1999 and brought out a 6th edition of the rules in 2000. Now, in partnership with SSDC, new company 23rd Century Productions is using Kickstarter to fund a new and streamlined 7th edition.


    Triple Ace Games return to their Ubiquity powered All For One RPG for their latest Kickstarter campaign… and their twentieth campaign on Kickstarter! Satans’s Playground is set in an alternate history in which the supernatural is very real during the aftermath of the Thirty Years; War.

    Kickstarter have launched a Project Of Earth initiative to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager probes. Shades of Vengeance have taken the idea of what might happen when a probe is picked up by an alien civilization. What’s their reaction and how do they respond. The bad news for us is it looks like they invade in Shades of Vengeance’s Era: Balam. The good news is that Shades of Vengeance are not only releasing Era: Balam in their signature Era d10 system but also for FATE and Savage Worlds.

    I first came across Sins a few years ago when store owner Jim Freeman, of Patriot Games in Sheffield, invited me up to have a look at a new RPG that was in development and meet the team behind it. The game sounded – and looked – gorgeous as they already had a professionally printed and bound copy of an early draft to show me. The game is a mix of genres and set in the post-apocalyptic ruins of 22nd Century Earth where entities known as Nemissaries have risen to fight an eldritch hivemind of the undying Brood.




    Feder & Schwert are currently running a Kickstarter for Der erste Spielleiter: Eine Comic-Biografie uber Gary Gygax or – given it’s English title – Rise of the Dungeon Master:Gary Gygax and the Creation of F&D. The graphic novel, written by David Kushner and illustrated by Koren Shadmi was released earlier this year and tells the story of Gary Gygax, co-creator of Dungeons & Dragons.


    The Draw of Glenfallow is a 5th edition adventure module by W.S. Quinton that’s currently running on Kickstarter. The adventure is the first part of a new series called the Tarot Adventrues, with each adventure themed after the cards in a Tarot deck. The Draw of Glenfallow sets the stage for the series by introducing a key character (Pieron) and is designed for characters levels 1 to 3.


    Andrew Valkauskas (Fate of the Norns: Ragnarok RPG) is back with Vanagard, a brand new collaborative storytelling card game that features some fantastic artwork. Utilising both roleplaying and board game techniques the players create their characters as they play and overcome challenges presented as the rounds storyteller weaves a scene based upon the story card they play. As characters overcome the challenges presented they can increase their levels and further expand their tales.


    In 2012 Iron Sky was released and became a cult hit movie. The sequel, Iron Sky: The Coming Race is being released on 14th February 2018 alongside the official Roleplaying Game which has just launched on Kickstarter! Headed up Dirk Vandereyken, and with a host of industry names such as Steven Long, Michael Surbrook and Darren Watts, writing it the game has an all star cast.


    The mighty Frog God is at it again with their new Kickstarter offering the fourth instalment in the Quests of Doom series. This time round not only are the modules offered for three different systems (Fifth Edition, Swords & Wizardry and Pathfinder) but theyare offering you a complete ‘pick and mix’ approach to what you’d like. There are sixteen (yes, 16!) adventures in total so across the three systems that makes up 48 to choose from in PDF or print. Every print adventure automatically comes with the PDF version free.